Sweet Potatoes Are A Good Source Of Vitamins And Minerals For People And Pets

Sweet potatoes are a good source of vitamins and minerals for people and pets. They are also a component in many grain-free commercial dog foods. These have recently come under investigation by the FDA.

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This is due to their possible increased risk of dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs and cats. Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene. It is an antioxidant and a precursor for vitamin A. Without vitamin A, your dog will have vision problems, especially at night. Beta-carrotene is a pigment that gives the sweet potato its signature orange color. Sweet potato is a healthy and tasty treat when given every so often. It can be prepped in a variety of ways. Raw sweet potato is safe as long as it is cut into smaller pieces or pieces. . . .

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